Review: could Valium cause Hiccups?


Summary

Hiccups is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Levaquin, and have Dyspnoea . We study 20,002 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Hiccups. Find out below who they are, when they have Hiccups and more.

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Valium

Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Valium 21,503 users)

Hiccups

Hiccups (an involuntary spasm of the diaphragm and respiratory organs, with a sudden closure of the glottis and a sound like a cough) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, concussion, jaw disorder, stroke, dental fistula (latest reports from 3,448 Hiccups patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

20,002 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 21 people (0.1%) have Hiccups


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valium cause Hiccups?

Time on Valium when people have Hiccups *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hiccups when taking Valium *:

  • female: 20 %
  • male: 80 %

Age of people who have Hiccups when taking Valium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 23.53 %
  • 20-29: 5.88 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 23.53 %
  • 50-59: 35.29 %
  • 60+: 11.76 %

Severity if Hiccups when taking Valium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hiccups **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (4 people)
  • Pancreatic Carcinoma Metastatic (4 people)
  • Pain (4 people)
  • Nausea (4 people)
  • Dyspnoea (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levaquin (5 people)
  • Omeprazole (4 people)
  • Lactulose (4 people)
  • Combivent (4 people)
  • Atenolol (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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